Academic Affairs/ University Counselor Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

To be responsible for offering counseling services to support and guide students.

Work Experience

  • 3 years professional counseling experience preferably in an educational institution.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • To offer both one-on-one and group
  • Develop counselling programs to assist in career and academic development
  • Schedule clients consultations
  • Maintaining records and writing reports
  • Assist students process their problems and to plan goals & actions
  • Facilitate drug and alcohol prevention programs
  • Organize peer counselling program
  • Carry out continuing personal and professional development to keep your knowledge and skills up to date
  • Contribute in identifying behavioral and emotional patterns that may affect student’s mental health.
  • Prepare summary of the student counselled during the
  • Liaise with departmental HODs to improve learning
  • Implementation of counselling ethics and Policy, Procedures and guidelines
  • Evaluating students’ abilities and interests through assessments, tools
  • Identifying issues that affect school performance, such as poor classroom attendance
  • Appreciate diverse, cultural and societal differences in dealing with
  • Contribute to the strategic development of the counseling initiatives in accordance with policies set out by the University


  • A Diploma Certificate degree in counseling psychology.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling or a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Social Sciences with a Post-Graduate Diploma in counseling from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Certificate in counseling supervision
  • Certificate in training of trainers (Counselors)
  • Certificate in Trauma counseling and debriefing
  • Member of a relevant professional body in Kenya

Knowledge And Skills

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent Report writing and record keeping skills
  • Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Guidance and counseling skills.
  • Leadership and motivational skills.
  • Team building skills.

How To Apply

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